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        Kleinere Schriften. Geognostische und physikalische Erinnerungen. Mit dem Atlasband: Umrisse von Vulkanen aus den Cordilleren von Quito und Mexico. 2 Bde.

      Stuttgart u Tüb Cotta 1853 - VIII, 474 SS. m. 6 mehrf. gefalt. Tab.; gest. Tit., gest. Dedication, 12 gest. Taf. ( 1 kol. ), 1 Bl. ( Inhaltsverz. ), qu.- 4°, HLwd. d. Zt. m. marm. Deckelbez.; Atlas: Or.- HLwd. m. Deckeltit. ( l. fl., ber., bsch. u. best. ). Griep-Luber 646 u. 647; Sabin 33725; Löwenberg 218. - Der separate Atlasband der ersten Ausgabe: Die eindrucksvollen 9 Ansichten mit Darstellungen von Vulkanen von Poppel und Riegel nach Stock u. Hildebrandt ( A. v. Humboldt u. a. ) gestochen. - Das Vergleichsprofil der Gebirgsketten von Europa, Asien und Amerika ist koloriert. - Atlas aus dem Einband gelöst, aber im Block fest und mit braunem Leinenband einmomontiert. Alle Tafeln stärker fleckig. Der Textnband nur minimal fleckig und sehr gut erhalten. Beide Bände vielfach gestempelt (alle Tafeln verso) - Zu Beginn verschieden Bibliotheksstempel und der Stempel "Ausgeschieden aus der Bibliothek". - Insgesamt ein vollständiges und durchaus gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        COMPILED LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA: Containing All the Acts of the Legislature of a Public and General Nature, Now in Force, Passed at the Sessions of 1850-51-52-53. To Which Are Prefixed the Declaration of Independence, the Constitutions of the United States and of California, the Treaty of Queretaro, and the Naturlization Laws of the United States. By Authority

      Benicia: Published by S. Garfielde. Press of the Franklin Printing House, Boston, Mass., 1853. First edition. Hardcover. Covers scuffed and worn, old rebacking with original spine laid down, new endpapers, a few old notes in text, overall near very good and quite sturdy and presentable. xix, 1071 pp.; 8vo, full period calf (rebacked preserving original materials), morocco spine labels. The first compilation and publication of the laws of the State of California, just 3 years after statehood was granted in Sept., 1850. Published in the third State Capital in as many years; Benicia was home to the Legislature from Feb. 4, 1853 - Feb. 25, 1854. Not in Cowan or Howes. Sabin 10021.

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        Abrege du cours classique de dessin topographique a l'usage des ecoles secondaires et des ecoles primaires du 1er et 2e degre. Paris, J. Correard, 1853.

      4°, oblong, 12+(32)+16 pag. Illustrated with 8, mostly handcoloured, plates. Very rare: not in Worldcat.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        The South Eastern Portion of Australia; Compiled from the Colonial Surveys, and from Details Furnished by Exploratory Expeditions, by John Arrowsmith.

      John Arrowsmith,, London: 1853 - Map of the south eastern Australia with the gold fields of New South Wales and Victoria marked in gold. Arrowsmith was privy to the most recent information from the colonies as the cartographer for the British Crown, and his maps are not only detailed and up-to-date but works of art. There is text in the upper central quadrant "Reference Gold Fields in New South Wales" which includes the names of the fields along with those in the new colony of Victoria. All gold fields are shaded in gold while the holdings of the Australian Agricultural Co. appear in purple, which is quite striking. There is also outline color in blue. 68 counties listed under New South Wales, and 24 listed in Port Phillip (a carry over from the era before Victoria was named.) Printed in the lower right hand corner is a list detailing the "Routes of Travellers into the interior" from 1817 to 1840. "London Pubd 2d Jany 1853, by John Arrowsmith, 10 Soho Square". 24 x 20 1/2". Printed on thin paper with the original folds strengthened. Libraries Australia ID 46007789. Tooley page 250 #84.

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        S. Marco Convento Dei Padri Predicatori In Firenze Illustrato E Inciso Principalmente Nei Dipinti Del B. Giovanni Angelico Con La Vita Dello Stesso Pittore, E Un Sunto Storico Del Convento Medesimo Del P. Vincenzo Marchese Domenicano

      Firenze : Presso La Società Artistica Editrice Della Galleria Dell'Accademia Delle Belle Arti MDCCCLIII, 1853, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition. Provenance; from the library of William Garnett with his bookplate. Folio. Good copy in the original leather-backed red buckram boiards. Spine bands in particular and panel edges somewhat worn and rubbed. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 162 pages; Physical description; [iv], iii, [i], 162, [2] p., 40 pl. ; 475 mm. Plate XXXV is misnumbered XXV. All plates are signed with the name of the source-artist (apart from the first plate, which is a view of a cloister), and with those of the draughtsman and engraver. The source-artist is usually Fra Gio. Angelico, but in some cases Fra Benedetto del Mugello, Fra Eustachio, Fra Bartolommeo or D. Ghirlandaio. The draughtsmen are D. Cellesi, R. Buonaiuti, C. Mariannecci, G. Cabella, F. Calandi, T. Ubaldi, M. Rapisardi, C. Mariani or A. Frassinetti. The engravers are D. Chiossone, F. Livy, S. Martelli, R. Bettazzi, E. Zannoni, G. Bonaini, P. Nocchi, A. Perfetti or E. Damele. Contents; [Half-title, t.p.] - Prefazione - [Text] - Indice [i.e. table of contents] - [Plates]. Summary; Scope and content: The work was originally published in 20 fascicles. The plates show frescoes painted by Fra Angelico in the Convento Di San Marco ca. 1440-1445, shortly after it became a Dominican house. They include several depictions of the Crucifixion, a series on the life of Christ, and several paintings of the blessed Virgin with the Christ-Child and saints. Subjects; Angelico Fra ca. 1395-1400 - 1455. Jesus Christ. Mary Blessed Virgin, Saint. Bible N.T. Gospels. Mural painting and decoration, Italian - Paintings, Italian - Monasteries - Italy - Florence - Convento Di San Marco - History - 15th century - Renaissance. Christian art and symbolism - Saints. Other names; Angelico Fra ca. 1395-1400 - 1455 [source artist]. Passigli, David fl. 1834 - 1853? [publisher]. Societa Artistica (Florence) [publisher]. Genre; Pictorial works - Italy - 19th century. Text within ornamental borders.

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        The Poetical Works of James Thomson, James Beattie, Gilbert West, and John Bampfylde

      George Routledge and Co,, London 1853 - Illustrated by Birket Foster. With Biographical Notices of the Authors. Frontispiece and seven plates. 8vo. [167 x 102 x 38 mm]. [1]f, xix, [i], 308, viii, 96, vi, 25, [1], iv, 7 pp. Bound in contemporary mid-brown goatskin over slightly bevelled boards, the covers blocked in blind with a double fillet border and Gothic window panel. The spine divided into five panels, lettered in gilt in the second and at the foot, the others tooled in blind, marbled endleaves, gilt and gauffered edges. Occasional light spotting but a very good copy. With the bookplate of the Earl of Portsmouth (either Newton Fellowes, 4th Earl (1772-1854) or Isaac Newton Wallop, 5th Earl (1825-1891) of Farleigh House, Hampshire).

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Hannover, 19. IX. 1853.. 2 SS. 8vo.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Ich habe das Vergnügen Ihnen mitzutheilen, dass das Studium der Oper Sr. Hoheit bereits begonnen u. wahrscheinlich binnen 3 Wochen in Scene gehen wird, was ich Ihnen seiner Zeit genauer anzeigen werde, damit Sie im Stande sind, Sr. Hoheit bestimmte Nachricht zu geben. Die Oper ist so gut, als unsre Kräfte es erlauben, besetzt [ ]". - Der Schüler von Carl Gottlieb Hering und Johann Gottfried Schicht komponierte neben 13 Opern, zwei Singspielen und sechs Schauspielmusiken auch Kammermusik, Klavierwerke und Messen (DBE).

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        Die Expedition in die Seen von China, Japan und Ochotsk unter Commando von Commodore Colin Ringgold und Commodore John Rodgers,

      - im Auftrage der Regierung der Vereinigten Staten unternommen in den Jahren 1853 bis 1856, unter Zuziehung der offiziellen Autoritäten und Quellen zugleich Fortsetzung der Reise um die Erde nach Japan. 3 Bände in 1. Costenoble, Lpz. 1858-59. XV, 330 S.; VIII, 391 u. VII, 424 S. mit 44 teils getönten Taf u. 10 teils gefalt. Ktn. Ln. d. Zt. Etwas berieben u. bestoßen. Durchgehend mit Wasserrand. Handschriftl. Widmung auf Titel. – Mit dem häufig fehlenden 3. Band. – Henze I, 561.

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        The Chinese Revolution, with Details of the Habits, Manners, and Customs of China and the Chinese.

      George Routledge,, London: 1853 - An unusual yellowback edition of this work on the Taiping rebellion, 1850- 1864, the first instance of total war in China, which brought it a new religion and a new dynasty. Hundreds of cities were destroyed in this war; millions of lives were lost and the Qing dynasty required the help of the British and French in order to suppress the rebels. The rebellion was instigated by Hong Xiuquan and his followers, whose goal was to create a "Heavenly Kingdom" in China, with Christianity as the official religion, as well as social reforms such as shared property, equality for women, and the replacement of traditional Chinese religions.The yellowback features a red paper pictorial cover with illustration of the rebellion's leader within an ornate Chinese architectural frame. The price (one shilling) is printed across the roof line of the Chinese style structure framing the illustration. We have not found other examples of Charles MacFarlane's work in yellowback edition; this volume also unusual in that it differs from the usual light topic material in yellowback fiction. It is also quite timely, being written as the Taiping Rebellion was unfolding, and demonstrates the increased interest of the Victorian reading public in sophisticated but inexpensive reading material. 16mo, vii, 243 pp, ads [7], including advertisement at rear inside rear board, folding frontispiece map. Boards rubbed and worn, red paper spine missing, rear board with advertisement for "cheap editions of popular works". Inner hinges starting, but holding. An inexpensive binding, meant to be purchased at a railway station by a British traveler, showing the usual signs of wear inevitable in this binding. Ex-Syracuse Library with bookplate and blind stamp on title. OCLC: 9003634. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        Die letzten Juden. Verschollene Ghetto-Märchen.

      F. A. Brockhaus, Leipzig, 1853 - Erster (und Zweiter) Theil (alles) in einem Band. Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus 1853. 8°. 3 Bl. 327 S; 3 Bl. 288 S. Halbleinenband um 1900 (alle bedruckten grünen Originalumschläge beigebunden). Sehr seltene 1. Ausgabe der Märchensammlung des Wiener Journalisten, Lyrikers und Erzählers (1822-1879), der auf seinen Reisen Heinrich Heine und Moritz Hartmann in Paris kennengelernt hatte und der an der Wiener Revolution 1848 beteiligt gewesen ist, bestattet als einer der Letzten auf dem alten jüdischen Friedhof Währing. Diese Sammlung, 1859 noch einmal aufgelegt, enthält fünf Märchen, die Tauber teils selbst erfunden oder alten Volkssagen nachgebildet hat. - Gutes, stellenweise etwas fleckiges Exemplar. Brümmer VII S. 159f; ADB 37; Wurzbach 43; nicht bei Gilhofer, Rabenlechner u.a. Sprache: deu Halbleinenband um 1900 (alle bedruckten grünen Originalumschläge beigebunden). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Chinese Revolution, with Details of the Habits, Manners, and Customs of China and the Chinese

      London:: George Routledge,. 1853.. Hardcover. Good +. An unusual yellowback edition of this work on the Taiping rebellion, 1850- 1864, the first instance of total war in China, which brought it a new religion and a new dynasty. Hundreds of cities were destroyed in this war; millions of lives were lost and the Qing dynasty required the help of the British and French in order to suppress the rebels. The rebellion was instigated by Hong Xiuquan and his followers, whose goal was to create a "Heavenly Kingdom" in China, with Christianity as the official religion, as well as social reforms such as shared property, equality for women, and the replacement of traditional Chinese religions. The yellowback features a red paper pictorial cover with illustration of the rebellion's leader within an ornate Chinese architectural frame. The price (one shilling) is printed across the roof line of the Chinese style structure framing the illustration. We have not found other examples of Charles MacFarlane's work in yellowback edition; this volume also unusual in that it differs from the usual light topic material in yellowback fiction. It is also quite timely, being written as the Taiping Rebellion was unfolding, and demonstrates the increased interest of the Victorian reading public in sophisticated but inexpensive reading material. 16mo, vii, 243 pp, ads [7], including advertisement at rear inside rear board, folding frontispiece map. Boards rubbed and worn, red paper spine missing, rear board with advertisement for "cheap editions of popular works". Inner hinges starting, but holding. An inexpensive binding, meant to be purchased at a railway station by a British traveler, showing the usual signs of wear inevitable in this binding. Ex-Syracuse Library with bookplate and blind stamp on title. OCLC: 9003634.

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        Elementar-Atlas der neuesten Erdkunde in 19 illuminirten Karten nebst dem Lehrbuche der Geographie für Volksschulen.

      Wolfenbüttel, Holle, 1853.. 3. verbesserte Aufl. 20,5 x 26,5 cm. 59 Spalten, 1 Bl. Mit 19 grenzkol. lithogr. Karten (auf 18 Tafeln). HLdr. d. Zt.. Espenhorst, PP, 63.5 (Karte Nr. 18 vgl. Abb S. 1249, Illustration Nr. 63.6): "very few copies have been preserves". - Die dekorativen, kleinen Landkarten (bis auf die Deutschlandkarte) umgeben von kleinen Teilansichten und Randverzierungen. - Einband beschabt und bestoßen, der Rücken brüchig, im Gelenk unten ein kleiner Einriss. Ohne die fliegenden Vorsätze vorne und hinten, leicht gebräunt und fingerfleckig. Der Titel im weißen Bereich mit kleinen Löchlein, die Innendeckel mit hs. Notizen. - Besonders durch seine hübschen Karten ein reizvoller und auch seltener Atlas!

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        The Pantropheon

      London: Simpkin, Marshall, & Co.,, 1853. Or, history of food and its preparation, from the earliest stages of the world. Octavo. Contemporary tan half calf; sides, edges and endpapers all comb-marbled, spine gilt in compartments separated by flat bands with double fillet borders either side enclosing handsome arabesques, titles gilt to second on green morocco ground. Title page in black and gold, steel-engraved portrait frontispiece and 41 similar plates after Volant of which 2 double-page. Contemporary ownership inscription to head of title page. Sides slightly rubbed, internally crisp and fresh, the plates in superb condition. Withal an excellent copy. First edition of this work celebrating the "gastronomic marvels of antiquity". French-born Soyer is remembered as the first ever celebrity chef. He travelled to England as a young man and found fame as head chef at the newly-established Reform Club in London. He wrote several books, was instrumental in the introduction of gas-cooking and was even sent to Ireland to build kitchens to alleviate the famine; he was also greatly admired by figures such as Thackeray, who used him as the model for Mirabolant in Pendennis. It is now known, however, that Pantropheon was not written by Soyer at all but is in fact the work of one Adolphe Duhart-Fauvet, "who sold it to Soyer to translate and complete. This he did, but published it under his own name without acknowledgement to the original author. Soyer was a generous man, but craved publicity and, at that time, money, so it seems likely that, as with the Magic Stove, he considered the additions he made justified him in claiming the work as his own" (ODNB).

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        A Visit to the Indian Archipelago, in H.M. Ship Maeander. With Portions of the Private Journal of Sir James Brooke.: With Illustrations by Oswald W. Brierley.

      London Richard Bentley 1853 - Keppel was a strong supporter of James Brooke both in his actions against pirates and in his role in establishing the Government of Sarawak. His account of events and individuals covers an important period in the history of British Borneo. Its publication was warmly welcomed by the influential Journal of the Indian Archipelago published by J.R. Logan in Singapore: "Captain Keppel need make no apology for entering into the field of literature, the chapters containing accounts of his own movements are always interesting, and his casual notices are often of greater value than those made by persons of greater pretensions. We can sincerely recommend these volumes; they have afforded us some pleasant hours, and the faults we have noticed do not detract much from the interest. We trust to welcome Captain Keppel again in these seas; the times promise to be stirring, let him come with a good squadron, do good service and then write another amusing book." - from the review. A very good clean set in original cloth, gilt, head of spine repaired. First edition Two volumes, pp.xiv, 301; vii, 286, 8 tinted lithographed plates, folding map.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        Guía de forasteros en Madrid Año de 1854 (y) Estado Militar de Epaña e Indias Año de 1854

      Madrid, en la Imprenta Nacional, 1853. 4to.; 584 pp. y 276 pp. Portada con pérdida de la esquina interior superior. Ejemplar falto del retrato de Isabel II. Encuadernación de época en tela azul, con superlibros.

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        Die Expedition in die Seen von China, Japan und Ochotsk unter Commando von Commodore Colin Ringgold und Commodore John Rodgers,

      . im Auftrage der Regierung der Vereinigten Staten unternommen in den Jahren 1853 bis 1856, unter Zuziehung der offiziellen Autoritäten und Quellen zugleich Fortsetzung der Reise um die Erde nach Japan. 3 Bände in 1. Costenoble, Lpz. 1858-59. XV, 330 S.; VIII, 391 u. VII, 424 S. mit 44 teils getönten Taf u. 10 teils gefalt. Ktn. Ln. d. Zt. Etwas berieben u. bestoßen. Durchgehend mit Wasserrand. Handschriftl. Widmung auf Titel. - Mit dem häufig fehlenden 3. Band. - Henze I, 561..

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        Första Resa fran Cairo till Arabiska Öknen i April 1845. Fragment.

      Helsingfors (Helsinki), (S. Baranovskij for) J. Simelius, 1853. - 8vo. VII, (1), 126 pp., final blank f. With lithogr. map at the end of the volume; printed notes of a Bedouin melody within the text. Green half calf with contemp. marbled boards and giltstamped title to rebacked spine. First edition, published posthumously. - Extremely rare account of Wallin's principal journey through Arabia, unknown to most bibliographers: "It was not until two years after his death", writes Henze, "that the report of his first (and most important) journey (performed in 1845, a year before the appearance of the first volume of Carl Ritter's 'Arabia') was published". This refers to the English "Narrative of a Journey from Cairo to Medina and Mecca", which was printed in the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society in 1854. In fact, an extensive account of the first leg of this highly significant journey was first given to the world in December 1853, but little more than a year after the author's passing. Of this Swedish-language book, edited by Berndt Otto Schauman, less than two dozen copies are known worldwide, 12 of which are in Finnish libraries (the remainder distributed throughout Sweden [4 copies], Germany [2 copies], Denmark, France, and the U.S.A. [a single copy each]). In contrast with the later JRGS publication, the present work includes an appendix rendering Arabic terms and phrases that occur throughout the text in the original language and script. - Like his more famous contemporary J. L. Burckhardt, Wallin was fluent in Arabic and, in local costume, was capable of passing for a scholarly sheikh. Indeed, the two explorers are often compared: "I see many points of resemblance between them, the same iron constitution, the same versatility, the same indomitable energy, the same imperturbable temper" (H. C. Rawlinson, quoted in Henze). Financially backed by his alma mater, the University of Helsinki, Wallin departed for the Middle East in 1843 and set out on his expeditions from Cairo under the name of Abd al-Wali. "In 1845, proceeding southeast across the wastelands of the Nafud Desert, he reached Ha'il then continued by force of circumstances southward to Medina and Mecca. From there he returned to Egypt" (Howgego). More precisely, he "moved eastwards from Wadi al-Araba, first touching upon the upper regions of Wadi Sirhan, then on to the oasis of Djuf ('Algawf') and crossed the central regions of Shammar, via Djobbah ('Gubbi'), the Great Nefud ('Nufood'), and Hail [.] Of Shammar and its inhabitants he provided the fullest account, unsurpassed by later travellers in its scholarly precision" (Henze). After his return to Europe in 1850, Wallin was made Professor of oriental languages at Helsingfors. His notes provide a detailed overview of the political and religious movements and the role of the different tribes in Palestine and especially in Saudi Arabia. - Stamped ownership "L. L. Cygnaeus, Helsingfors" to flyleaf. A fine, largely unbrowned copy. K.-E. Henriksson (A Wallin Bibliography), in: Studia orientalia 17 (1952), p. 13-16, at p. 13. OCLC 551923531. Cf. Macro 2262. Howgego II (1800-50), W12, p. 627. Henze V, 452 (all citing only the 1854 JRGS publication). Cf. Fück 198 (mentioning the journey). Not in Gay or Ibrahim-Hilmy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Tanglewood Tales, A Second Wonder-Book

      Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1853First American edition, not first issueEmail us via the Bailey Books seller homepage for a technical description and additional photos. Response within 24 hours. We provide swift and professional service.

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        Autographed letter signed ("Charles Dickens").

      Tavistock House (London), 10. VI. 1853. - 8vo. 2½ pp. on bifolium. To Mr. Breach, the proprietor of the Folkestone inn, where Dickens stayed for three days while travelling to Boulogne on Sunday, June 12th. Dickens mis-dated this letter as, according to another letter in the VanderPoel Dickens collection (A85) written from Folkestone dated Saturday the 11th, this letter, written on Thursday, would have been the 9th of June. In his letter Dickens asks the proprietor to have a "quiet and cheerful" room prepared for him and his family who plan on coming for the summer. Dickens was particularly fond of Boulogne as, the previous summer, he had completed two chapters of Bleak House while vacationing there. - Minor overall toning; brown spot to upper middle crease. Property from a Private Chicago-area Collection. Edgar Johnson, 756-759; The VanderPoel Dickens Collection, A85.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Berlin, 18. IV. 1853. - 1 S. 8vo. Bittet den Adressaten, ihm einen Besuch abstatten zu wollen. - 1814 begann Klöden ein Studium der Naturwissenschaften und der Theologie an der Univ. Berlin. Er wurde 1817 zum Direktor des neugegründeten Lehrerseminars in Potsdam berufen und übernahm 1827 die Leitung der ebenfalls neuen Gewerbeschule in Berlin. Neben seiner pädagogischen Tätigkeit veröffentlichte er naturwissenschaftliche Beiträge, in erster Linie zur Mineralogie.

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        The Fruits of America, Containing Richly Colored Figures, and Full Descriptions of All the Choicest Varieties Cultivated in the United States

      New York: D. Appleton & Company. 1853. Second edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. Second edition, 1853, hardcover with beautiful gilt decorations on full- leather boards and spine, large octavo, 100pp., illustrated with 48 color plates. Book VG+ with mild rubbing to edges of boards and spine joints, mild wear to corners and spine ends, raised bands show mild rubbing, gilt dentelles in inside edges of boards, binding tight, text shows some foxing throughout, otherwise clean and unmarked, with handsome gilt to edges of text block. In archival mylar wrap.

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        Sippurim

      Prag Pascheles 1853 - (Judaica). Pascheles, Wolf (1814-1857; Hrsg.) und Pascheles, Jakob Wolf (1839-1897; Hrsg.). "Sippurim, eine Sammlung jüdischer Volkssagen, Erzählungen, Mythen, Chroniken, Denkwürdigkeiten und Biographien berühmter Juden aller Jahrhunderte, insbesondere des Mittelalters". 1. bis 5. Sammlung. Prag: W. und J. W. Pascheles, 1853-1864. EA (Erste Sammlung aus der 3. Aufl. - 1858). 8vo. (23 cm). 224; 252, (2); (2), 254, (2); 362, (6); 382, (2) S. HLwd. aus der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. Fünf Sammlungen in einem Band. Wolf Pascheles (1814, Prague - 1857, Prague) was a Jewish publisher in the Austrian Empire. In 1846 he began to bring out Jewish folk-sayings, together with biographies of famous Jews, novels, and the like, under the title Sippurim. Among the contributors to the Sippurim were L. Weisel, Salomon Kohn, I. M. Jost, R. Fürstenthal, and S. I. Kaempf. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Map No 1 From Fort Smith to the Rio Grande; from Explorations and surveys made under the direction of the Hon Jefferson Davis Secretary of War

      Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government.. Map date 1853-54. [ 1861].. Map, 22 x 50 1/2 inches (two joined sheets), folded as issued. Two tears into image at left (longest 3 inches), a few creases, scattered light foxing, overall clean and bright, very good condition. A large, finely detailed map, covering a wide swath from Fort Smith Arkansas in the east, through Indian Territory and Texas, to Santa Fe New Mexico and the Rio Grande in the west. An early and particularly interesting mapping of Indian Territory. There is an inset map "Sketch of Rio Pecos at Anton Chico." Published in the U.S. Pacific Railroad Surveys. .

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        A natural history of the nests and eggs of British birds - Complete in 3 volumes

      London : Groombridge and Sons, Paternoster Row M DCCC LIII-M DCCC LVI [1853-6], 1853, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition. Very good copies all in the original gilt-blocked, elaborately blind-tooled greencloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite a well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Other titles; Spine title: Morris' Nests and eggs of British birds. Morris' Nests and eggs of British birds. Nests and eggs of British birds. Physical description; 3 v. Physical description3v.,CCXXXII [i.e.223] plates (col.) ; 8vo.NotesThe title page to vol.1 states: "with seventy-six coloured plates", the actual plates are numbered I-LXXXIII, but there are only 76; plate numbers XI,XL,LV,LVI,LX and LIX are not used; the title page to vol.2 states: "with seventy-six coloured plates", the actual plates are numbered LXXXIV-CLXI, but there are only 76, plate numbers XCIV and CXIX are not used. With an index to the whole in vol. III.. A "Fourth" edition appeared in 1896. Subjects; Birds - Eggs. Birds - Great Britain. Birds - Nests - Great Britain.

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        Znachenye nekotorich opredepennich integrapov. [in: Uchenya Zapiski, Izdavayemya Imperatorskym Kazanskym Universitetom, 1852. Kniska IV]

      Kazan, University Press, 1853 - 2 parts in one vol, 4to (304 x 230 mm), pp 1-26; 27-34 (the whole issue paginated [ii] 96 [2]); title with old stamp in Russian and shelfmark, crossed-through, some very faint marginal waterstaining, a very good copy in original printed wrappers, 'Uchenya Zapiski. 1852' on front wrapper within an ornamental border, wrappers worn. £4500First edition of Lobachevskii's last work on analysis, a treatise on the values of certain defined integrals, along with an examination of the Gamma function.Kagan 13; Engel 18 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Civilisation et barbarie. Moeurs, coutumes, caracteres des peuples argentins. Facundo Quiroga et Aldao. Par Domingo F. Sarmiento. Traduit de l'espagnol et enrichi de notes par A. Giraud enseigne de vaisseau

      Arthus Bertrand editeur, Paris 1853 - In 16, pp. XLVI + 384. Br. ed. con restauri. Edizione originale della traduzione francese di quelllo che viene considerato uno dei piu' importanti libri per la storia argentina mai pubblicati. L'edizione originale spagnola risale al 1845 ed e' strutturata attraverso un insieme di storia sociale, finzione, biografia attraverso il quale Sarmiento cerca di spiegare il trionfo della barbarie sulla civilta' in Argentina. L'autore fu presidente dell'Argentina dal 1868 al 1874. Precedentemente aveva viaggiato molto in Europa e Stati Uniti. ITA

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        Schlüssel zur bildenden Gartenkunst. Eine Anleitung zur Anlegung oder Verschönerung von Gärten verschiedener Größe für Gärtner und Privatliebhaber.

      Hoffmannsche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Stuttgart 1853 - VI; 154 Seiten mit 31 ( von 32 ) teils doppelblattgroßen kolorierten Lithographien auf 24 ( von 25 ) Tafeln (Tafel 22 fehlt ) OPappband, 8°. Einband stärker fleckig und angestaubt, Ecken und Kanten stärkerbestoßen, Rücken unten etwas angeplatzt. Innen Exlibris, Textseiten durchgehend etwas stock- und fingerfleckig, die kolorierten Abbildungen meist sauber und von recht guter Erhaltung ( 3 Tafeln mit kleinem Braunfleck in der unteren Ecke, wenige Tafeln gering stock- bzw. fingerfleckig meist außerhalb der Darstellung ). - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 350 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Familienszene: Die Eltern mit zwei halbwüchsigen Söhnen, die sich auf ihren Stühlen flegeln.

      - Feder in Dunkelbraun, auf Velin, unter der Darstellung mit Bleistift betitelt „La gloire de la Tamise". 9,5:12,4 cm, Ecken schräg geschnitten. Zwei Löchlein restauriert, mit leichtem Lichtrand rundum. Mit dem Atelierstempel des Nachlaßverkaufes von 1853, (Lugt Suppl. 1478a). Provenienz: Sammlung Bruno Streiff, Zürich, (nicht bei Lugt). Wahrscheinlich handelt es sich bei dieser humorvollen Zeichnung um eine Vorzeichnung für eine Karikatur, die ganz offensichtlich gegen England gerichtet ist.

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        Bleak House. Illustrations by H.K. Browne.

      London: Bradbury and Evans, 1853. - First Edition, First Issue, with all three typographical errors present: p. 19, line 6: "elgble"; p. 209, line 23: "chair" instead of "hair"; and p. 275, line 22: "counsinship" instead of "cousinship." Bound from the original parts. 8vo.; pp. 624. Elegantly bound in half tan calf over marbled boards, black title label, gilt decoration to bands. Expected toning/browning to plates else internally clean and sound. A very good copy indeed in an attractive recent leather binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        China East Coast Sheet 1. From Mongchow to Hong Kong. Surveyed by Capt.n Sir E.Belcher, Comm.r Bate, Lieut. Gordon R.N., and Capt.n D.Ross I.N.

      1853 - London: Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty, 1853. Coloured. 495 x 650mm. 19th century French chart-seller's blue ink stamp under title. Tear in unprinted sea area expertly repaired. Sea chart of China from the island of Xiachuan Dao east to Hong Kong, surveyed by, among others, Edward Belcher, who is most famous for the first detailed map of Hong Kong, 1841 (the year before the island was ceded to Britain). He produced charts of all over the world for the Navy and also wrote accounts of his voyage around the world and an expedition to the Arctic. He ended his career in the navy as an Admiral.

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        Bauernhäuser im Achental.

      . Bleistift, auf gelblichem Velin, links unten bezeichnet, datiert und signiert "Achenthal 1853 F. Eisenlohr.". 21,5:32,6 cm.. Nach einer Italienreise 1827/28 wurde Eisenlohr 1832 Lehrer am Polytechnikum und 1853 Direktor der Bauschule in Karlsruhe. Im selben Jahr erschien sein Tafelwerk "Holzbauten des Schwarzwaldes". Bei der vorliegenden Zeichnung gilt des Zeichners Interesse in besonderem Maße den beiden Schwarzwälder Bauernhäusern, bei deren Errichtung Holz reichlich Verwendung fand. Möglicherweise besteht ein Zusammenhang zwischen diesem Tafelwerk und der Zeichnung.

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        Proof copy of Missa [quattuor vocum ad aequales concinente organo], the vocal parts (for Tenore I-II and Basso I-II) . Tenore I-II with a long autograph note in pencil by Franz Liszt, initialled "FL", and 32 autograph additions in the parts, with a few corrections in another hand

      [Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1853]. 4 parts, 11 pages each, quarto, engraved. Fine condition. Liszt's marks are additions to the parts regarding dynamics and agogics, as he states in his note: "I did not look through the parts in detail. I have full confidence in the very kind precision of your corrector. FL" ["Die einzelnen Stimmen habe ich nicht durchgeshen. Ich verlasse mich aber mit gänzlicher Zuversicht auf die sehr liebenswerthe Genauigkeit Ihres Correctors FL"]. Liszt's markings are important interpretative prescriptions he wanted to add to the already engraved work, perhaps as a result of a recent performance. These additions are capable of changing the musical sense in several places, since signs such as poco ritenuto -- a tempo," "rallentando," and "smozando" elucidate the musical structure. This Mass was originally composed in 1848 for the church of Szekszard in Hungary (the first draft without organ), and was dedicated to the Franciscan father Stanislaus Albach, a close friend of Liszt since his youth. The first performance however was not until August 15, 1852 in Weimar, on the occasion of the visit of Louis Napoléon, then President of the French Republic. Liszt had high consideration for this work, which uses Gregorian melodies in the Gloria and the Agnus Dei, and he published revised versions of it in in 1869 and 1870. This Mass represents fully Liszt's split religiosity "imposing on him," as he wrote to Princess Wittgenstein, a style which he knew would displease the ecclesiastical authorities.

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        Första Resa fran Cairo till Arabiska Öknen i April 1845. Fragment.

      Helsingfors (Helsinki), (S. Baranovskij for) J. Simelius, 1853.. 8vo. VII, (1), 126 pp., final blank f. With lithogr. map at the end of the volume; printed notes of a Bedouin melody within the text. Green half calf with contemp. marbled boards and giltstamped title to rebacked spine.. First edition, published posthumously. - Extremely rare account of Wallin's principal journey through Arabia, unknown to most bibliographers: "It was not until two years after his death", writes Henze, "that the report of his first (and most important) journey (performed in 1845, a year before the appearance of the first volume of Carl Ritter's 'Arabia') was published". This refers to the English "Narrative of a Journey from Cairo to Medina and Mecca", which was printed in the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society in 1854. In fact, an extensive account of the first leg of this highly significant journey was first given to the world in December 1853, but little more than a year after the author's passing. Of this Swedish-language book, edited by Berndt Otto Schauman, less than two dozen copies are known worldwide, 12 of which are in Finnish libraries (the remainder distributed throughout Sweden [4 copies], Germany [2 copies], Denmark, France, and the U.S.A. [a single copy each]). In contrast with the later JRGS publication, the present work includes an appendix rendering Arabic terms and phrases that occur throughout the text in the original language and script. - Like his more famous contemporary J. L. Burckhardt, Wallin was fluent in Arabic and, in local costume, was capable of passing for a scholarly sheikh. Indeed, the two explorers are often compared: "I see many points of resemblance between them, the same iron constitution, the same versatility, the same indomitable energy, the same imperturbable temper" (H. C. Rawlinson, quoted in Henze). Financially backed by his alma mater, the University of Helsinki, Wallin departed for the Middle East in 1843 and set out on his expeditions from Cairo under the name of Abd al-Wali. "In 1845, proceeding southeast across the wastelands of the Nafud Desert, he reached Ha'il then continued by force of circumstances southward to Medina and Mecca. From there he returned to Egypt" (Howgego). More precisely, he "moved eastwards from Wadi al-Araba, first touching upon the upper regions of Wadi Sirhan, then on to the oasis of Djuf ('Algawf') and crossed the central regions of Shammar, via Djobbah ('Gubbi'), the Great Nefud ('Nufood'), and Hail [...] Of Shammar and its inhabitants he provided the fullest account, unsurpassed by later travellers in its scholarly precision" (Henze). After his return to Europe in 1850, Wallin was made Professor of oriental languages at Helsingfors. His notes provide a detailed overview of the political and religious movements and the role of the different tribes in Palestine and especially in Saudi Arabia. - Stamped ownership "L. L. Cygnaeus, Helsingfors" to flyleaf. A fine, largely unbrowned copy. - K.-E. Henriksson (A Wallin Bibliography), in: Studia orientalia 17 (1952), p. 13-16, at p. 13. OCLC 551923531. Cf. Macro 2262. Howgego II (1800-50), W12, p. 627. Henze V, 452 (all citing only the 1854 JRGS publication). Cf. Fück 198 (mentioning the journey). Not in Gay or Ibrahim-Hilmy.

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        Autograph letter signed.

      "Tavistock House", i. e. London, 24. IV. 1853.. 8vo. 2 pp. With autograph envelope.. To Major Lake: "My difficulty about Friday, is, that I am not sure when my Scotch friend departs from Edinburgh, but I rather think he will not go until Saturday at the earliest [...] I think our only course is, to trust to our better fortune - autumn - and India! Or possibly you may find yourself near Boulogne in the course of the summer [...]". - Folded into envelope with Dickens's monogram in blue within a blue buckler on the flap, the envelope with the embossed supplier's name ("J. SMITH Inventor and Patentee"), addressed ("Major Lake/9 Charles Street/ St.James's"), and signed in the lower left corner by Dickens, postmarked 21st. (sic) April, 1853. The stamp has been removed from the envelope, otherwise all in very good condition. - The editors of the Dickens Collected Correspondence suggest that the recipient might have been Major Edward John Lake (1823-1877) of the Bengal Engineers, a supposition vindicated by Dickens's reference to India in the above. His 'Scotch' guest was John Gordon, a radical Scottish lawyer, who was known to have been in London at that time. This letter was written during the serial publication of Bleak House, the April issue (Part XIV) comprising chapters 43 to 46.

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        Recueil de 18 articles et mémoires sur le choléra parus entre 1853 et 1877 EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris,|Liège: Delahaye, Masson, Etc., 1853. Fine. Delahaye, Masson, Etc., Paris, Liège 1853, fort in 8 (16x22cm), Un Vol. relié. - first editions of these autograph dedication of the authors and memories. Half green sweatband. Smooth back with pieces of black titles. Rubbing on spine and jaw. Edges and corners with missing paper. Very interesting and remarkable meeting of platelets on cholera, relating the numerous epidemics, including those of 1865 and 1866, and the battle that medicine engaged against this disease. - Asiatic cholera. Its nature and treatment J. Quaissac. Montpellier and Paris. Coulet and Baillère. 1875 20pp. - Cholera in the hospital Cochin (1865). Clinical study by Bourneville. Paris. Delahaye. 1873 48pp. - Cholera is contagious? by Dr. Stanski. Paris. Baillère. 1866 45pp. - From the 1865 cholera epidemic in the hospital Laribosière observed by Dr. EA Langronne. Paris. Parent. 1866 73pp. autograph dedication of the author on p. fake title. - Historical note on outbreaks of arrondissemnt Clermont followed by a report on the epidemic Mezel. Year 1866 By Dr. Nivet. Clermont-Ferrand. F. Thibaud. 1869 20pp. - Memory on the Asian cholera morbus. Desciption of the galleys of Brest relation to an outbreak of cholera that prevailed at this in 1849 ... By Marcellin Duval. Paris, Brest. Baillère. 1853 84pp. A leaflet table. - Research on the nosology and treatment of epidemic cholera seen in its forms and secondary symptoms (epidemics of 1835 and 1866) by Dr. Besnier. Paris. Delahaye. 1877 192pp. autograph dedication of the author. - What you think of cholera in the medical world. Current status of this question by Dr. L. Corréger. Paris. Noblet. 1866 32pp. - Condoms and remedies of cholera within the reach of everyone by P. Poggioli. Paris. Baillère and son. 1866 39pp. Article repeated 2 times. - Some considerations on the general treatment of cholera by Mr. Davreux. Liège. Carmanne. 1869 17pp. Article repeated 2 times. - Statistics annotated cholera deaths in the district of madness-Méricourt (eleventh district) during the two years 1865 and 1866 by Dr. Gery father. 16pp. No title page. - Contribution to the study of thermometry in cholera (seen at Paris in 1873 epidemic) by Dr. H. Gripat. Angers. 1876 30pp. 4 tables flyers. - Cholera. Invasiveness and means condoms Felix Boureau. Paris. Delahaye. 1868 47pp. - Study on cholera by Dr. Nicaise. Paris. Baillère. 1868 45pp. - Instructions on conservation measures taken in Batna (Algeria) during the 1867 cholera and outcomes by EI Dukerley. Paris. Delahaye. 1868 69pp. A folding map. Relationship of the cholera epidemic of 1865 in the Saint-Antoine Hospital by Dr. C. Decori. Paris. Delahaye. 1866 91pp. - Infinitely small encountered in cholera patients. Etiology, prevention, treatment with cholera had micrographic plates by G. Danet. Paris. Delahaye. 1873 159pp. 7 pl. - Note on the treatment of cholera in a division of the charity office compared to cholera treatment in civil hospitals in Paris by Dr. C. Pinel. Meeting of 15 November 1866, 31pp. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Editions originales de ces articles et mémoires. Demi Basane verte. Dos lisse avec pièces de titres noirs. Frottements aux coiffes et mors. Bordures et coins avec manques de papier. Très intéressante et remarquable réunion de plaquettes sur le choléra, relatant les nombreuses épidémies, notamment celles de 1865 et 1866, et le combat que la médecine engagea contre cette maladie. - Choléra asiatique. Sa nature et son traitement par J. Quaissac. Montpellier et Paris. Coulet et Baillère. 1875. 20pp. - Le choléra à l'hopital Cochin (1865). Etude clinique par Bourneville. Paris. Delahaye. 1873. 48pp. - Le choléra est-il contagieux ? par le dr Stanski. Paris. Baillère. 1866. 45pp. - Du choléra épidémique de 1865 observé à l'hopital Laribosière par le dr E.A Langronne . Paris. Parent. 1866. 73pp. Envoi de l'auteur sur la p. de faux titre. - Notice historique sur les épidémies de l'arrondissemnt de Clermont suivi d'un rapport sur l'épidémie de Mezel. Année 1866. Par le dr Nivet. Clermont-Ferrand. F. Thibaud. 1869. 20pp. - Mémoire sur le choléra morbus asiatique. Desciption du bagne de Brest, relation d'une épidémie de choléra qui a régné dans cet établissement en 1849... Par Marcellin Duval. Paris, brest. Baillère. 1853. 84pp. Un tableau dépliant. - Recherches sur la nosographie et le traitement de choléra épidémique considéré dans ses formes et ses accidents secondaires (épidémies de 1835 et 1866) par le Dr Besnier. Paris. Delahaye. 1877. 192pp. Envoi de l'auteur. - Ce qu'on pense du choléra dans le monde médical. Etat actuel de cette question par le dr L. Corréger. Paris. Noblet. 1866. 32pp. - Préservatifs et remèdes du choléra à la portée de tout le monde par P. Poggioli. Paris. Baillère et fils. 1866. 39pp. Article répété 2 fois. - Quelques considérations sur la thérapeutique générale du choléra par M. Davreux. Liège. Carmanne. 1869. 17pp. Article répété 2 fois. - Statistique annotée des décès cholériques du quartier de la folie-Méricourt (XIe arrondissement) pendant les deux années 1865 et 1866 par le Dr Géry père. 16pp. Sans page de titre. - Contribution à l'étude de la thermométrie dans le choléra (épidémie observée à Paris en 1873) par le Dr H. Gripat. Angers. 1876. 30pp. 4 tableaux dépliants. - Choléra. Mode de propagation et moyens préservatifs par Félix Boureau. Paris. Delahaye. 1868. 47pp. - Etude sur le choléra par le docteur Nicaise. Paris. Baillère. 1868. 45pp. - Notice sur les mesures de préservation prises à Batna (Algérie) pendant le choléra de 1867 et sur leurs résultats par E. I. Dukerley. Paris. Delahaye. 1868. 69pp. Une carte dépliante. Relation de l'épidémie de choléra de 1865 à l'hôpital Saint-Antoine par le Dr C. Decori. Paris. Delahaye. 1866. 91pp. - Des infiniment petits rencontrés chez les cholériques. Etiologie, prophylaxie et traitement eu choléra avec planches micrographiques par G. Danet. Paris. Delahaye. 1873. 159pp. 7 pl. - Notice sur le traitement du choléra dans une division du bureau de bienfaisance comparé au traitement du choléra dans les hôpitaux civils de Paris par le Dr C. Pinel. Séance du 15 novembre 1866. 31pp.

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        Histoire de Napoléon II roi de Rome, d'après les docuements officiels et les meilleurs renseignements -

      B. Renault 1853 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-12 144 pp. Reliure d'époque plein maroquin vert. Dos à nerfs orné. triple filet doré sur les plats avec l'emblème de Napoléon III (aigle couronné piétinant un foudre) au centre. Tranches doreés. Très bel exemplaire. Ex-libris du docteur Lucien Graux. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recept Buch für Matilde Lehmann in Liebemuehl. 1853

      Liebemuehl, Prussia, 1853. 20.5 x 17 cm, 140 pages. Text in German. In one neat hand. A cookery book created for Matilde Lehmann of Milomlyn, Poland, formally Liebemuehl in the Province of Prussia. Contains two hundred eighty-six food recipes scaled for household use and partially indexed at the front. Written in narrative form, the recipes include a wide variety of desserts such as puddings, cakes, and torts as well as instructions for various dumplings and soups. The majority of recipes are annotated in red ink with either a backslash, X, or circle. Catchwords are also consistent throughout text. Title page is inscribed in blue ink with the name Jeanette Danielowski. Along edge of page eighty-four appears "R. Danielowski 1860 Auguste Lehmann 186[0?]" It is probable that this cookbook emigrated from Prussia to the United States. Immigration records show a Matilde Lehmann arriving to the US in 1886 circa age forty-one to forty-seven. Genealogical records indicate an Auguste (born in 1836) marrying into Lehmann family and a daughter Auguste Lehmann born in Prussia in 1860. In faded and worn blue wrappers, edges are chipped throughout. Pages seventy-nine through ninety-two have become disbound from wrapper. There is insect damage to pages ninety-three through ninety-six and margin deterioration to pages one hundred-seventeen through one hundred-forty; the text is minimally affected. Otherwise very good.

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        PAUL ET VIRGINIE . Suivi de LA CHAUMIERE INDIENNE par BERNARDIN de SAINT PIERRE, précédé d'une Notice Historique sur Bernardin de SAINT PIERRE par M.C.A. SAINTE BEUVE.

      Paris Furne Libraire Editeur 1853, In - 4 relié plein maroquin marron, dos trés orné à cinq nerfs soulignés de pointillés dorés, lieu et date dorés en queue, plats richement décorés de larges fleurons d'angle et en bordures, large bande d'encadrement de filets dorés, filets dorés sur les coupes, large dentelle intérieure en encadrement des contreplats, gardes de tissu à petites fleurs, toutes tranches dorées, couverture et dos conservés. Superbe reliure en parfait état signée PAGNANT au bas du 1° contre plat. Rarissime exemplaire impirmé sur papier vert, non rogné. XL + 330 pages. Avec emboitage. Bien complet de la carte de l'ILE DE FRANCE (Ile MAURICE) dressée par H. DUFOUR, datée 1836 et gravée par DYONNET, en couleurs. 7 portraits hors texte gravés sur acier, sur papier blanc : BERNARDIN DE SAINT PIERRE par LAFITTE - MARGUERITE par JOHANNOT - MADAME DE LA TOUR par JOHANNOT - VIRGINIE par JOHANNOT - PAUL par JOHANNOT - LE DOCTEUR par MEISSONIER - LA JEUNE BRAMINE par JOHANNOT. Vignettes sur bois dans le texte et hors texte. Les pages 303 à 330 contiennent la FLORE qui compléte l'ouvrage. Superbe exemplaire dans une magnifique reliure de PAGNANT.

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        Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology

      London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly,, 1853. 3 volumes, octavo (227 x 140 mm). Contemporary red morocco, raised bands, titles to compartments gilt, all edges gilt, decorative rolls to turn-ins gilt, marbled endpapers. Illustrated with numerous wood engravings in text. Near contemporary gift inscription to front flyleaf of Volume I, bookplate to front pastedown of Volumes II and III. Extremities slightly darkened, corners a touch bumped and worn, margins of text blocks lightly toned. An excellent set. Attractively bound set of this work, originally published in 1842.

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        Bleak House

      London: Bradbury and Evans,, 1853. With illustrations by H. K. Browne. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, decoration to spine and boards in blind, yellow coated endpapers. Frontispiece, vignette title-page, and 38 engraved plates (including 10 "dark" plates) by H. K. Browne. Small unmarked envelope pasted onto rear free endpaper. Neat repair to rear joint, spine faded to light brown, plates oxidised as usual. A very good copy. First edition in book form, with the issue points listed by Smith, Colonial issue with the imprint "Sydney, W. R. Piddington" pasted at foot of spine and the eight pages of Bradbury and Evans's advertisements at the end as described by Carr. From the library of Australian politician John Lane Mullins (1857?-1939), founder of the Australian Ex Libris Society and the Australian Limited Editions Society. With Mullins's armorial bookplate to the front pastedown, facing a woodcut bookplate which reads: "John Lane Mullins M. A. gave this book to St Sophia's Library".

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        Emaux et camées EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Eugène Didier, 1853. Fine. Eugène Didier, Paris 1853, 9,5x15,5cm, relié. - Second edition partly original because increased two poems. Bound in black half shagreen, spine decorated with four bands triple gilded boxes, frames two cold nets on flat black cardboard guards and contreplats paper bowl, contemporary binding. Rare autograph dedication signed by the author "To my friend Valve ...". Some spots. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Deuxième édition en partie originale car augmentée de deux poèmes. Reliure en demi chagrin noir, dos à quatre nerfs ornée de triples caissons dorés, encadrements de deux filets à froid sur les plats de cartonnage noir, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliure de l'époque. Rare envoi autographe signé de Théophile Gautier "A mon ami Clapet...". Quelques rousseurs.

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        First Lady Jane Pierce writes to her niece, referencing the tragic death of her son and loss of faith that defined her entire period as First Lady: "The Spoiler has marked them for his prey" and mentioning that the President "Your Uncle since his return from New York has been on the whole better than before that ?"

      Washington, DC, July 2 [1853]. 4" x 6.75". "Black-bordered Autograph Letter Signed ""J M Pierce"" as First Lady, 7 pages, 4"" x 6.75"", front and verso, on conjoined sheets. Their third son, Benjamin (1841-1853), was killed in a train accident in January 1853 as he and his parents were on their way to Washington for the presidential inauguration, hence this letter is black-bordered. In part, ""My thoughts often go to you in my heart yearnings for the dear departed. I believe it is an involuntary desire for true sympathy, and to give out that wh. I receive - a sort of answer to the feeling, 'was there ever a sorrow like unto my sorrow' ... Did you see the account of Prof. Nyman's loss in the papers? Those poor parents, how like (especially to mine) were the circumstances of their desolation [they also lost their only child, a son] - God help them and us dear Anne to raise their hearts and hopes to Him - I cannot think you will accomplish what you were thinking of - it would pain you more than it would give you comfort - Their sweet precious faces and forms that we have loved and watched and cherished with so much care are no longer ours - The Spoiler has marked them for his prey, as he did with ours ...""Her husband, President Franklin Pierce, had gone to New York City for the opening of the Crystal Palace for an Industrial Exhibition on July 14, 1853, He returned to Washington on July 16th. The First Lady continues, in part, ""Your Uncle since his return from New York has been on the whole better than before that - A slight indisposition he had wh. Induced him to keep his bed a little later than usual one morning was the foundation of the newspaper report - I believe when there is a want of other news, he has to suffer for it ..."" In a Special Dispatch, The New York Daily Times had reported on June 22, 1853, ""The President has been quite ill for two days past ... I learn at the White House, to-night, that his health is improving ... The President's Mansion is very unhealthy at this season of the year..."" She concludes, ""Mr. Pierce would send love if he knew I were writing ..."" A complete transcript of Mrs. Pierce's letter can be read in the images accompanying this description. Ex-Walter R. Benjamin Autographs."

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        DUELO DE ESPADAS EN LA NIEVE (TOYOKUNI III - KUNISADA)

      1853 - Materia: Xilografía en color japonesa, original del siglo XIX. Publicación:1853. Descripción visual:Estampa de teatro kabuki de un enfrentamiento en la nieve, con un hombre hostil levantando su espada y preparadopara atacar a los Samuráis de la izquierda. El Samurai se lanza hacia delante mientras saca su espada, preparándose para contraatacar. La cortesana de la derecha mira sobre su hombro con una sonrisa. Una estatua de una deidad budista cae al suelo detrás de ellos, domina el hermoso paisaje de invierno. Una escena de kabuki intrigante con sombreado bokashi en el cielo oscuro. Dimensiones:Tríptico, cada plancha 36 x 25 cm. Las dos planchas, 36 x 75 cm. Técnica:Xilografía en color (el dibujo se crea con planchas de madera) Ukiyo-e. Conservación:Buen estado. PSS1

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        BOLETIN ECLESIASTICO DEL OBISPADO DE URGEL, 3 PRIMEROS AÑOS 1853-1855

      Imprenta de José María Riu 1853 - Urgel. Imprenta de José María Riu. 1853-1855. Holandesa con puntas. 22X16. 3 Primeros años, desordenados. 66 Numeros. Muy raro ejemplar. Ref 4.4 Biblioteca AD. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE MINER'S PROGRESS; OR, SCENES IN THE LIFE OF A CALIFORNIA MINER. BEING A SERIES OF HUMOROUS ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE "UPS AND DOWNS" OF A GOLD DIGGER IN PURSUIT OF HIS "PILE."

      Sacramento: Published at the Daily Union Office, 1853.. 13pp. (eleven of them with crudely handcolored illustrations) followed by [2]pp. of ads. Original pictorial salmon-colored wrappers. Wrappers stained and quite worn, with several tears at edges. Bookplate on inner front wrapper, early ownership signature at head of front wrapper. Text leaves with some tears at edges, but none affecting text or illustrations. A worn but overall good copy. In a cloth chemise and slipcase. A classic of Gold Rush satire, being among the earliest published works of humorist Alonzo Delano, and iconic Gold Rush artist Charles Nahl. The project was initiated by the SACRAMENTO UNION, which hired Delano and Nahl to produce the work, which also appeared in the July 4, 1853 edition of the paper. Delano, who often wrote under the name "Old Block," emphasizes the loneliness, exhaustion, and dashed hopes of the miner, and Nahl's sketches perfectly reinforce the tone of the work. The story ends well, however, with the miner striking gold and returning home to his loving family in Maine. Charles Nahl and his brother, Arthur, came to the United States from Germany in 1849, and arrived in California the following year. Charles, the "Cruikshank of California," was the superior artist, and his illustrations of Gold Rush scenes are highly lauded. Hamilton says that Nahl's illustrations "depicting the life of the miner in the days of the gold rush are extraordinarily good...he was an excellent interpreter of the humor and pathos of early California life." The ads tout the several publications of the SACRAMENTO UNION. Kurutz notes blue-green pictorial wrappers, while ours are salmon-colored. A "third edition" also appeared in 1853, which presumes that there was also a second edition, though Kurutz never located one. KURUTZ 179a. COWAN, p.163. GREENWOOD 382. ROCQ 6043. STREETER SALE 2736. NORRIS CATALOGUE 949. HOWELL 50:410 & 50:1516. SABIN 49214. HAMILTON, EARLY AMERICAN BOOK ILLUSTRATORS AND WOOD ENGRAVERS I, p. xli; item 1109. WHEAT GOLD RUSH 57 (note).

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